Amid Pandemic, Hand Tool Suppliers Find Silver Lining in Spike of DIY Activity

Hand tool manufacturers continue to face challenges yet enjoy small spike in home renovation projects. Read more....


‘Essential’ Cannabis Businesses Stay Healthy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Essential’ Cannabis Businesses Stay Healthy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to their ‘essential’ status in more than 20 states as suppliers of medicinal products, cannabis businesses are reporting strong sales amid the pandemic.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

As Summer Approaches, Pool & Spa Sales Spike Due to Pandemic Restrictions

As Summer Approaches, Pool & Spa Sales Spike Due to Pandemic Restrictions

Pool and spa sales are booming amid the pandemic, providing a short-term boost for a global market.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Water Treatment    

Power Tool Sales Get Boost from COVID DIY Home Renovation Spike

Power Tool Sales Get Boost from COVID DIY Home Renovation Spike

Stuck at home, consumers are shifting their spending behavior. Some disposable income that would be spent on dining out or going on vacation is now going toward home improvement.


Demand Surges for Disposable Gloves, Face Masks, Disinfectant as COVID-19 Elevates PPE Needs

Demand Surges for Disposable Gloves, Face Masks, Disinfectant as COVID-19 Elevates PPE Needs

In a new series of studies, our analysts provide in-depth analysis of the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand and supply for disposable gloves, face masks and disinfectant. This blog highlights some of the trends.

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COVID-19, E-Commerce-Ready, & Other Trends Affecting US Protective Packaging Demand

COVID-19, E-Commerce-Ready, & Other Trends Affecting US Protective Packaging Demand

What will affect protective packaging growth through the coronavirus crisis and beyond?

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

4 Power Tool Tech Trends Driving Sales Growth Through 2024

4 Power Tool Tech Trends Driving Sales Growth Through 2024

Despite challenges advances in technology and product development – including more powerful cordless tools and products that are easier to operate – will continue to drive market growth.


What’s Ahead for Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Packaging

What’s Ahead for Meat, Poultry, & Seafood Packaging

Mass infections among employees are leading to temporary facility closures and declines in output. What will happen after these challenges?

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

COVID-19, Outdoor Living, & Other Factors Affecting the US Outdoor Furniture & Grill Market

COVID-19, Outdoor Living, & Other Factors Affecting the US Outdoor Furniture & Grill Market

Purchasing patterns are expected to normalize following the crisis and significant changes in the long-term outlook through 2024 and key market trends are not expected.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

4 Fast-Growing Outdoor Living Products to Watch in 2020

4 Fast-Growing Outdoor Living Products to Watch in 2020

As consumers spend more time at home in self-isolation, they may take the opportunity to invest in improving outdoor spaces.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies